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Light and shadow

2012.04.28
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Sharp & Stewart, a Glasgow company, designed a couple of engines for the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIPR) in the late 1800s.
GIPR was a British company. It awarded a contract for "the construction and working of the following lines, all of which terminate at Bombay, - viz. from Bombay, via Callian, to Jubbulpore, to meet the East Indian Railway Company's line from Allahabad, with branches to Mahim and Nagpore - 870 miles; and from Callian, via Poonah and Sholapore, to the opposite side of the river Kristna, to meet the line, via Bellary, from Madras - 366 miles - total, 1,236 miles. Capital 10,000,000ll. Rate of Interest Guaranteed - 5 per cent. on 8,000,000l. capital, and 4½ per cent. on 333,000l. debentures, the balance to be raised upon arrangements to be hereafter made.
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pandka Beautiful!
pandka · 2012-04-30: 04:32
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